Devopsdays is a worldwide series of technical conferences covering topics of software development, IT infrastructure operations, and the intersection between them. Topics often include automation, testing, security, and organizational culture.
History The first devopsdays was held in Ghent, Belgium in 2009. Since then, devopsdays events have multiplied, and if there isn’t one in your city, contact us about organizing one yourself!
About the organization The devopsdays global core team guides local organizers in hosting their own devopsdays events worldwide.
There are three ways to propose a session:
A proposal for a talk/panel during the conference part : these are 30 minute slots that will have the full attention of all attendees, as everybody will be in that one room. An Ignite talk that will be presented during the Ignite sessions. These are 5 minutes slots with slides changing every 15 seconds (20 slides total) which are also presented to all attendees in one room Open Space session : even without a prepared presentation we welcome the discussion and interaction by having people propose a session on the fly during Open Space. Check the Open Space explanation for more information. Our main criteria to make it to the top selection are:
original content: content not yet presented at other conferences, or a new angle to an existing problem new presenters: people who are new to the space and have insightful stuff to say; we want to hear everybody’s voice no vendor pitches: as much as we value vendors and sponsors, we just don’t think this is the right forum. You can demo at your table or during Open Space. How to submit a proposal: Fill out our handy form with the following information
Proposal working title (can be changed later) Type (presentation, panel discussion, moderated general discussion, debate, etc.,ignite) Description or abstract
Be specific… we aren’t mind readers (a description of about 20 lines is about right) Detail is good… but not as important as explaining why your proposal would be interesting Propose your own talk; don’t have someone else do it for you. Nominations welcome… if you know someone who has content/experience relevant to the DevOps conversation, please point us in their direction! Multiple proposals welcome… just follow the other rules